Algonquin College

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Hairstyling

Algonquin College

Faculty:School of Business and Hospitality
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,088
International: $15,388

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.

Scholarships:1
Careers:Hairstylists and Barbers

Description:

By combining hands-on training and theory, the two-year Hairstyling Ontario College Diploma program prepares you for a career as a licensed professional hairstylist in a fast-paced and exciting industry.

You also gain skills in salon operations using industry-standard software. Experiential learning occurs on campus in the Salon, Spa and Boutique, where you have the chance to put your skills into practice on real clients.

Demonstrate your knowledge by developing individualized styling options, recommending products and practicing safe and hygienic practices. Graduates of the diploma program are granted 1,500 hours towards the 3,500 total hours required to complete your apprenticeship. Those who sign an apprenticeship contract with an employer may begin a 2,000-hour practicum leading to a Certificate of Apprenticeship. This trade has a certifying exam(s). Upon passing the certifying exam(s), Skilled Trades Ontario issues a Certificate of Qualification to legally practice in this trade.

Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants are required to have:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Applicants are required to have: English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
Application Notes : International applicants must have an IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 80, with a minimum of 20 in each component: Reading 20; Listening 20; Speaking 20; Writing 20.


Should the number of qualified applicants exceed the number of available places, applicants are selected on the basis of their proficiency in English.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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